Troilus and Cressida (The New Cambridge Shakespeare series) / Edition 1

Troilus and Cressida (The New Cambridge Shakespeare series) / Edition 1

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by William Shakespeare
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052137619X

ISBN-13: 9780521376198

Pub. Date: 10/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Largely neglected during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Troilus and Cressida has recently been proven popular on the stage as well as in studies. In this edition, Dawson views the play from a performance perspective—through commentary as well as in a detailed section on stage history featured in the introduction. His textual choices are often

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Largely neglected during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Troilus and Cressida has recently been proven popular on the stage as well as in studies. In this edition, Dawson views the play from a performance perspective—through commentary as well as in a detailed section on stage history featured in the introduction. His textual choices are often surprising but based on thoughtful analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521376198
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Series:
New Cambridge Shakespeare Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
982,716
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations and conventions; Introduction: style and genre: heap of rubbish, salty comedy, or what?; The play in its time; Symmetrical structures; Interpreting the Language; Cressida; Literary identity; Scepticism and Speculation; The Play in performance; The Sources of the play; Note on the Text; The 1609 Epistle to the reader; List of characters; THE PLAY; Textual analysis.

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